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First Eucharist and Reconciliation


Congratulations as your child prepares to receive the sacraments of First Eucharist and First Reconciliation.  It is typically in the 2nd grade that our children prepare for and receive these sacraments, but it happens that older children also are preparing for reception of these sacraments.  Following direction from our Archbishop, our children first receive the Sacrament of Eucharist during the Sunday Masses following Easter.  In 2023, the weekends for First Eucharist will be May 6/7 and May 13/14.  You are welcome to choose any Mass during those two weekends for your child's First Eucharist.


                    2nd Grade Sacramental Calendar for 2023/24


First Reconciliation Schedule 


  Feb  1 Thursday evening: Parents (only) meeting 7-8:00 pm    


  Feb  8 Thursday evening: Family workshop 6:00pm-8:00pm OR

  Feb 10  Saturday morning: Family workshop 9:00-11:00am


  Feb 24  Saturday First Reconciliation 9:00am and 10:30am



First Eucharist (First Holy Communion) Schedule


  Mar 21 Thursday evening:  Parents (only) meeting 7- 8:00 pm


  Apr 11 Thursday evening:  Family Workshop 6:00pm-8:00pm OR

  Apr 13 Saturday morning:  Family Workshop 9:00am-11:00am


  May 4 Saturday 9-11am Rehearsal & Confessions for May 4/5 First Communicants

  May 11 Saturday 9-11am Rehearsal & Confessions for May 11/12 First Communicants


  May 4/5 and May 11/12- Sunday Masses

          FIRST EUCHARIST  - Families are free to choose any of the four

           Masses (5pm, 7am, 9:00am, 11:30am) on either weekend for your

           child’s First Communion.  You will get the Mass you choose.  Feel free to have family

           start making travel plans.


All dates are subject to change.  Families will be notified, as soon as possible, of any date changes.


Proper attire for First Eucharist:

Ladies should wear a dress of appropriate length (at least knee-length) - white is preferrable. Please dress conservatively: cover your shoulders (no spaghetti straps).

Gentlemen should wear a sport jacket or suit jacket, dress slacks, dress shirt, and tie. 

Dress shoes, please: no tennis shoes.


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